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Cook Campus

Wiregrass Georgia Technical College

Lydia Hubert

on 23 February 2016

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Transcript of Cook Campus

Cook County Workforce Development Center
It's time...
Population 17,066
Workforce - 7,234
Number Employed - 6,815
Number Unemployed - 419
Unemployment Rate - 5.8%
Economic Development at Work
Economic Development
Continuing Education
71 companies served in FY 2015
11,064 hours of company sponsored training
2,408 students served in FY 2015
GED Preparation Testing
Adult Education
Adult Literacy
58 students in Cook earned their GED in FY12
27 students in Cook earned their GED in FY13
204 Cook students served in FY12
123 Cook students served in FY13
2013-4 Cohort Graduation Rate - 79.1%
Percentage of adults over 25 with high school credentials (2008-2012 census) - 74.3%
Allied Health
Credit Instruction
Business Education
Professional Services
Technical and Industrial
Associate Degree
Criminal Justice Technology
Business Administrative Technology
Criminal Justice Technology
8 Technical Certificates
Community Involvement
Accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Awarded $19,235.00 in scholarships in 2013!
Wiregrass Foundation South
Relay for Life
Cook Elementary Renaissance Rocks
Cook County Family Connection Partner
Cook Medical Center's Diva Day
Certified Literate Community Program
Adel/Cook County Chamber Board
Adel Lions Club
Transferability of Courses
Articulation agreements with 4-year colleges
Academic Degree core classes
Expanded Programs
scholarships for students
support for pinning ceremonies for healthcare programs
special tuition assistance for commercial truck driving (limited HOPE grant coverage)
support for GOAL nominees and finalist
textbooks assistance for students
support for business-education partnership meetings
equipment and supplies for programs
program expansions
Some of the Companies We Serve
This campus was built by the citizens in Cook County through community donations and grants.
Kiwanis Club
Cardinal CT
Catalina Tempering
Chaparral Boats
Cook County Welding Shop
Cooksey Steel
Robinson Family Dentistry
Opticians Association
Cook County Snapshot
Berrien County Snapshot
Population 19,048
Work Force - 7,198
Employed - 6,720
Unemployed - 478
Unemployment Rate - 6.6%

2013-4 Cohort Graduation Rate - 72.3%
Percentage of adults over 25 with high school credentials (2008-2012 census) - 75.9%
Berrien County Chamber of Commerce
Toys for Cook Kids
Boys and Girls Club of the Greater Cook County Area
Samples of Training
We Offer....
Forklift Operator
Train the Trainer
Microsoft Access 2013
Microsoft Excel
Introduction to QuickBooks 2014
Escort Driver Certification
Customer Service/Telephone Skills
CPR/First Aid/AED
Drivers Education
OSHA 10 Hour and 30 Hour
Arc Flash Electrical Hazard
Lock Out/Tag Out
Basic Welding
What's coming
We are expanding!
started construction on a new wing that will house a lab and classroom for the new program, General Maintenance Mechanic TCC. Along with another general classroom, computer lab, office space for instructors, and library.

45 students in Berrien earned their GED in FY12
22 students in Berrien earned their GED in FY 13
81 Berrien students served in FY 13
December 2015
December 2015
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